HEALTH CARE FOR PRISONERS

INTRODUCTON Healthcare for prisoners may sound absurd. How can and even why a criminal, who may have performed any heinous crime or may have tried to harm any innocent life be provided with such a care? This is possible question that may pop in our minds. But this question has an answer within the international... Continue Reading →

PRISONERS’ RIGHTS IN INDIA

INTRODUCTION: The term "prisoner" refers to somebody who is detained in a jail or prison for committing a crime against the law of the land. A prisoner, also known as an inmate, is someone who has their liberty taken away from them against their will. Forceful restraint or confinement can revoke this liberty. Prisoners' rights... Continue Reading →

Rights of Prisoners

 “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment”. - Article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Traditionally, prison means a place in which persons are kept in custody when trail is pending or in which they are confined as punishment after conviction. Prisoners are deprived... Continue Reading →

Covid and Jails in India

A deadly COVID second wave has engulfed India, and the failure of the country’s healthcare infrastructure has led to the mounting death toll. The official number of deaths caused by COVID-19 in India till May 14, 2021, crossed 2.58 lakhs, but according to a report by the University of Washington, the death toll numbers are... Continue Reading →

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